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Appleby, Skyport Plant 100 Cedar Trees At Airport

Appleby, Skyport Plant 100 Cedar Trees At Airport

Law firm Appleby has partnered with Skyport, the operators of Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport, in the planting of 100 endemic cedar trees at the airport. A spokesperson said, “The ‘100 Cedar Trees’ planting project was envisioned by Appleby, as a way to give back to Bermuda and to serve as a token of its commitment and contribution to... Read more of this article

Tree Planted In Honour Of Bermuda Is Love

Tree Planted In Honour Of Bermuda Is Love

The Association of Fundraising Professionals of Bermuda recently celebrated National Philanthropy Day by partnering with the Bermuda National Trust to plant a tree in the Royal Naval Dockyard Cemetery in honour of Bermuda is Love. The cedar tree is part of a larger plot for annual planting by AFP Bermuda to recognise important philanthropy in Bermuda. Myles... Read more of this article

Students Partner With BZS To Build Micro Forest

Students Partner With BZS To Build Micro Forest

Somersfield Academy MYP students partnered with BZS to build a Bermuda Micro Forest Project on their campus in Devonshire. A spokesperson said, “This project was spearheaded by M3 students, Zoë Mir, Adriana DeCouto, and Aura Doran. Under the guidance of MYP Community Project Coordinator, Ria Swan, and Science Teacher Natalia Frith, the students... Read more of this article

City Advised To Remove 176-Year-Old Tree

City Advised To Remove 176-Year-Old Tree

A Tree Assessment Report recommended removing a 176-year-old tree as as any efforts to save the tree “would only serve to prolong its inevitable fate and it would remain a safety issue to the public as well as the surrounding buildings,” the City said. A spokesperson said, “As a result of the incident involving a large branch falling... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Coronation Day Tree Planting

Photos & Video: Coronation Day Tree Planting

The Acting Governor and Acting Premier formally opened the Coronation Gardens at the Botanical Gardens this morning. A Government spokesperson said, “In recognition of His Majesty King Charles III being crowned today, the Acting Governor Mr. Tom Oppenheim, MBE and the Acting Premier the Hon. Walter Roban, JP, MP formally opened the Coronation... Read more of this article

Photos: Peace Tree Campaign At Springfield

Photos: Peace Tree Campaign At Springfield

The Peace Tree Campaign continued at Springfield in Somerset. A spokesperson said, “The Peace Tree Campaign, which began almost a year ago at Government House involving the presentation of young native olive wood trees, symbolically promoting the spirit of peace locally and globally, continued on February 18, 2023 at Springfield in Somerset. “This... Read more of this article

HSBC Sponsors BZS Micro Forest Project

HSBC Sponsors BZS Micro Forest Project

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] announced that HSBC is the lead sponsor of the BZS Micro Forest Project. A spokesperson said, “With the impacts of climate change being felt more and more each year, the need for reforestation projects has arguably never been more important and urgent. The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] today announced that... Read more of this article

Bacardi Plants Trees To Celebrate Anniversary

Bacardi Plants Trees To Celebrate Anniversary

Bermuda headquartered Bacardi Limited is celebrating its 161st anniversary by planting 100 cedar trees in Riddell’s Bay Gardens and Nature Reserve, to help protect the biodiversity of the island. A spokesperson said, “This is part of a global initiative by which Bacardi will plant thousands of trees in locations that form part of the business... Read more of this article

Successful First Year Of Micro Forest Project

Successful First Year Of Micro Forest Project

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] has highlighted the BZS Micro Forest Project, which has an aim to plant 1,500 native-compatible and endemic plants each year for three years. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is an education, conservation and research charity with the environment at its core. And big things are happening... Read more of this article

AFP & BNT Plant Tree To Honour Philanthropists

AFP & BNT Plant Tree To Honour Philanthropists

The Association of Fundraising Professionals [AFP] of Bermuda recently partnered with the Bermuda National Trust [BNT] to plant a tree in the Royal Naval Dockyard Cemetery. A spokesperson said, “The tree will become part of a larger plot for an annual planting by AFP Bermuda to recognise Bermuda philanthropists in honour of AFP’s National Philanthropy... Read more of this article

Video: BNT & Clarien Tree Planting In Sandys

Video: BNT & Clarien Tree Planting In Sandys

Clarien employees embarked on their tree planting initiative in partnership with the Bermuda National Trust [BNT] with an aim to “plant 100 native and endemic trees per year for the next three years” Michael DeCouto, Clarien’s EVP, Chief Marketing & Digital Officer, previously said, “We are extremely pleased to be able to partner with... Read more of this article

Clarien & BNT To Plant Native & Endemic Trees 

Clarien & BNT To Plant Native & Endemic Trees 

Clarien Bank announced a partnership with the Bermuda National Trust to “plant 100 native and endemic trees per year for the next three years.” A spokesperson said, “The tree planting initiative, which launches next month, is a core part of the values of Clarien+ — a premium banking service and product offering for qualifying clients... Read more of this article

Ministry On Palm Tree Removal At Ocean View

Ministry On Palm Tree Removal At Ocean View

The Ministry of Public Works said they are “responding to a recent report of palm trees being removed from the Ocean View Golf Course and later relocated to a private residence in Smiths Parish. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry can report that 12 Canary Island Date Palms were relocated as part of an exchange authorised by the... Read more of this article

Trees Planted To Mark Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Trees Planted To Mark Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Earlier today [June 3], as part of the ongoing Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, Governor Rena Lalgie and Premier David Burt planted two Bermuda Cedar trees. “As the public is aware, celebrations for Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee are currently underway. In the UK, The Platinum Jubilee Central Weekend takes place from June 2 –... Read more of this article

Photos: BZS Welcomes YCS Participants

Photos: BZS Welcomes YCS Participants

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] recently invited 6 participants from the Youth Climate Summit, as well as the Youth Climate Initiative Consulting Director – Dr. Rosemarie McMahon, for a morning of planting native trees on Trunk Island, the BZS Living Classroom. A spokesperson said, “Under the careful guidance of Trevor Rawson, the BZS Trunk... Read more of this article

Photos: Redbud Planting & Plaque Unveiling

Photos: Redbud Planting & Plaque Unveiling

[Updated with video] A formal presentation and planting of a Redbud sapling from the Mount Vernon Estate – home of U.S. President George Washington – was held at the Queen Elizabeth Park, marking only the third time a Redbud sapling has ever been removed from Mount Vernon and replanted somewhere else. Speaking at the event, Hamilton Mayor Charles... Read more of this article